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Model Isabella Barrett walks the runway at New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Mack/WireImage)

“Very busy”

Meet the girl who launched 2 companies and became a multimillionaire by age 9

By WITW Staff on May 22, 2016

It didn’t take long for Isabella Barrett to go from being a toddler in a tiara to becoming a self-made millionaire “Glitzy Girl.” As a star on the TLC reality show “Toddlers and Tiaras,” about young beauty pageant contestants, Barrett had a knack for competition. She left the show after calling fellow contestant Paisley Dickey a “hooker” for Dickey’s “Pretty Woman” costume in a pageant. A year later, the intrepid Barrett launched Glitzy Girl, a jewelry and makeup line in which she is the largest stakeholder, which made her a millionaire at age six. She’s since launched a second company, Bound By the Crown Couture clothing, released two songs (“LOL” and “I’m Just a Kid”) and is now a multimillionaire at age nine. Barrett, in speaking with The Daily Mail, admitted that she is “very busy” and sometimes has to miss her gymnastics classes to work, but is proud of her early success.

“My clothing line is very successful. It’s in a lot of fashion shows. It was just recently in New York fashion week which was the biggest,” she said. “It was so much fun because I walked down the runway and all the lights hit me and I was so pretty.”

Barrett’s mother, 43-year-old Susanna, has weathered criticism for allowing her young daughter to wear makeup and compete in pageants, but says she hopes her daughter now knows that she can do anything.

“I want her to be whatever she wants to be,” she said. “As a mom, that’s all what you want for kids — just be happy.”

Read the full story at The Daily Mail.